Winning Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 sold in Luzerne County

By Travis Kellar - | June 1st, 2016 9:58 am

NUANGOLA — A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 was sold in Luzerne County this week.

The winning ticket is from Tuesday’s drawing and was sold at Nelly Travel Plaza on Nuangola Road in Nuangola.

The ticket correctly matched all five balls drawn, 05-06-32-39-42, to win $225,000, less applicable tax withholding. The retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before winners can be identified. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

The holder of any jackpot-winning ticket should immediately sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at any of Lottery’s seven area offices or at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County.

Claims may be filed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at headquarters.

By Travis Kellar

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